Wednesday 3rd July 2019 – Captain’s Away Day @ Ladbrook Park

Played on July 3rd, 2019

Glorious Summer weather greeted the participants at Ladbrook Park where we were warmly welcomed by our starter John on behalf of all members of staff. A prompt start at 10:30 am, from two tees, soon saw all players set out on a course which was in superb condition, beautifully presented with tricky greens, indeed a pleasure to play. […]

Monday 25th June 2019 – WGCC versus Somerset @ The Vale

Played on June 25th, 2019

Worcestershire Captains v Somerset Tuesday Morning the 25th June dawned with torrential rain and the M5 flooding and the A46 near Tewkesbury closed causing disruption for our travelling opponents. Captain Kev waited patiently by the phone expecting the call – the match is off -. However despite the conditions everyone duly arrived at The Vale. […]

Monday 3rd June 2019 – WGCC versus Nottinghamshire GC @ Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club

Played on June 3rd, 2019

20 Worcestershire past captains made the trip to Radcliffe on Trent in Nottinghamshire with the intention of regaining the Stoakley Trophy which was lost last year at the Vale. All players were prompt and having been refreshed with coffee and bacon baps set about honing their skills and warming up on the superb practice facilities. […]

Wednesday 29th May 2019 – WGCC versus Oxfordshire Captains @ The Cotswolds GC

Played on May 29th, 2019

Gradual rain and Gusty winds met our intrepid travellers at The Cotswolds GC just outside Chipping Norton. Teams were announced along with Oxfordshire’s secret plan, “we are in the process of changing some holes to accommodate an expansion of building works for the new hotel and apartments so some holes will be longer, some shorter, […]

Thursday 23 May 2019 – WGCC versus Gwent @ Worcestershire Golf Club

Played on May 23rd, 2019

Worcestershire Captains took on Gwent Captains at The Worcestershire Golf Club on Thursday 23 May 2019. The weather was exceptional, and the course condition was as good as we have ever seen it. The greens had been ironed and only the flag stick would stop any downhill putt. It was a very special day and […]

Wednesday 15th May 2019 – WGCC versus Warwickshire @ Coventry Finham GC

Played on May 15th, 2019

  A very hearty welcome was extended to the Worcestershire Captains as they visited Coventry Finham Golf Club just off the A46. Coventry Golf Club moved to its present site at Finham Park in 1911.  The course was designed by Tom Vardon with his famous brother Harry marking out the bunkers.  It was formally opened […]

Thursday 2nd May 2019 – WGCC Spring Meeting @ Fulford Heath Golf Club

Played on May 2nd, 2019

WORCESTERSHIRE GOLF CLUB CAPTAINS SPRING MEETING AT FULFORD HEATH GOLF CLUB ON Thursday 2nd May 2019 RESULTS On a cold and windy morning, the Worcestershire Captains met up at Fulford Heath Golf Club. Rain was in the air and with heavy showers predicted all players were suitably attired as they teed off. Nobody was spared […]

Thursday 25th April 2019 Worcestershire GCC versus Leicester & Rut @ Kibworth GC

Played on April 30th, 2019

A very warm welcome was made towards Worcestershire Captains by their Secretary Gerry McIntyre. A new venue for us provided a flat terrain but a good test with characteristic  ridge and furrow fairways remains from medieval  farming practices and well designed bunkering. The good test was too much and we were without a single win. […]

Wednesday 27th March 2019 – Pre-Season AM-AM of WGCC & Ludlow Golf Club

Played on March 27th, 2019

Pre Season AM-AM OF WORCESTERSHIRE GOLF CLUB CAPTAINS AT LUDLOW GOLF CLUB ON WEDNESDAY 27th March 2019   RESULTS   POS POINTS Player A Player B Player C Player D 1 84 b9 Ian Rone Barry Corbett John Eastoe Trevor Hare 2 84 Dave Brierley Terry Tansley Dave Colwell John Plant 3 82 Pete Brannon […]

Wednesday/Thursday 10/11th October 2018 – WGCC versus 11 other Counties @ Saunton Golf Club

Played on October 11th, 2018

The 12 Captains picked to represent Worcestershire travelled down to Saunton in good heart for this year’s Saunton Salvers against 11 other Counties. The pairings were split across the East and West courses on day one with the reverse the second day, meaning that all players were able to experience Sauntons challenges. Wednesday morning was […]

Monday 24th September 2018 – WGCC versus Gloucester Captains @ Blackwell Golf Club

Played on September 24th, 2018

A very warm and hospital welcome was received by the Worcestershire Captains from Blackwell Golf for their fixture against local rivals Gloucestershire. It was made even more special as Blackwell were celebrating their 125th anniversary this year. Despite late arrival by Gloucestershire, the matches got off on time. The weather was very balmy for the […]

Thursday 13th September 2018 – Worcestershire versus Wiltshire @ Marlborough Golf Club

Played on September 13th, 2018

Thanks to the Worcestershire players who joined the team at very short notice. Surprise! Surprise! The complete team arrived in Marlboroug Golf Clubs lounge nearly an hour early. The course was a little brown in parts and although the greens had been part tinned and sanded, played well. The first 9 holes are set out […]

Wednesday 15th August 2018 – Four Counties Tournament @ Flackwell Heath

Played on August 15th, 2018

A disappointing start to the event when one of our team failed to appear, fortunately our stalwart President Brian Peplow, who had travelled as a reserve stood in.  The tournament is played between Buckinghamshire, Norfolk, Hertfordshire and ourselves, six pairs per County the top five scores to count.  The Worcestershire team was (in score order):- Peter Adams + […]

Thursday 9th August 2018 – WGCC versus Manchester Captains

Played on August 9th, 2018

A lovely, not too hot August day at Stourbridge Golf Club on Thursday 9th. August. We had arranged an early start for this match, so that our friends from Manchester could travel home likewise. Unfortunately the M6 was blocked at junction 14 with a 15 mile tail back. The Worcestershire golfers were straining at the […]

Thursday 26 July 2018 – WGCC versus South Cheshire Captains

Played on July 26th, 2018

The sun shone brightly all day allowing all 10 matches to be played.  They were played in good spirits with some being very close.  The home side in the end won by 7 matches to 3 and the trophy was handed back for safe keeping until next year! One Captain did not arrive and we were pleased to […]

Tuesday 24th July 2018 – WGCC versus Devon Captains @ Teignmouth GC

Played on July 24th, 2018

With a clear run down the motorway all captains arrived in good time and in good spirits. This was the rearranged match from April which was cancelled due to a period of heavy rain and poor conditions causing temporary greens and carry bags to be in operation in the run up to the original match. […]

Wednesday 18th July 2018 – WGCC versus Shropshire & Herefordshire @ Halesowen

Played on July 18th, 2018

A good day out at Halesowen with five members of their club taking part . On a very hot day we manged a 5 – 3 victory to retain the trophy. After the meal, Alex led from the front and gave us a history lesson on Shenstone House which everyone thoroughly enjoyed.    A big thank you […]

Wednesday 11th July 2018 – Captains Away Day @ South Staffs Golf Club

Played on July 11th, 2018

The Worcestershire Captains received a very warm welcome from SSGC for their away day visit. The weather was another scorcher with a sunny afternoon meaning that rehydration was essential. A couple of last minute drop outs, and a late call up for Pete Brannon, meant 47 players started, with the Vice-Captain Alex Bishop partnering Trevor […]

Thursday 28th June 2018 – WGCC versus Somerset @ Saltford Golf Club

Played on June 28th, 2018

Sun and a light breeze plus our Somerset friends greeted the 16 intrepid Worcestershire golfers in the cider county. Saltford GC itself is a little gem with stunning views of Bath and the surrounding hills. Links golf was the plan for many and some canny golf from the Worcestershire pairings meant a win by 5 […]

Wednesday 20th June 2018 – WGCC versus Gwent @ St Pierre Golf Club

Played on June 20th, 2018

The Captains were treated to a visit to St Pierre Golf Club to try and win back the Wine Cooler trophy and leave the runners up salver in Wales. Despite a valiant effort with Vice Captain Alex and his partner Phil McDonnell, gaining a half against the Gwent Captain and St Pierre Club Captain and […]

Tuesday 5th June 2018 – WGCC versus Nottinghamshire @ The Vale Golf Club

Played on June 5th, 2018

On a lovely June afternoon The Vale Golf Club hosted this annual match. We were made extremely welcome by the Vale and the course was in excellent condition. Alex Bishop was standing in for Captain Kevin Woodham who was unavailable for this event. The Worcestershire team looked strong on paper and all set to continue […]

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